An Ugly Truth

My husband took a trip last week. Calling home he asked to switch over to the computer because we packed the wrong power chord for the phone. Between the two of us, I’m the more organized, neat and tidy which makes me the keeper of important little things like power chords. That means it wasn’t […]

Being Vs. Doing Mode

It’s easy to get caught up in the small, endless tasks of daily life. The ability to zero in and accomplish projects is both a human strength and weakness. On the one hand we get things done, while on the other we can turn ourselves into mindless, robots. Tasks are simply a necessary part of […]

Sweet Surrender

Have you ever watched a leaf fall from a tree? I mean, really watch it. Here in the northwest, summer fades into fall slow and steady. The seasons take turns leading, waltzing around each other like old friends. It starts with a giant oak leaf in sweet descent, still green and as wide as my […]

Connect With Others

Flourishing is not a solo endeavor. Nobody reaches their full potential in isolation. Every person who flourishes has warm and trusting relationships with other people – whether it’s a spouse, lover, close friend, family member or all of the above. Comparatively, people who flourish spend more time each day with those they love and less […]

Corn Chowder

Mmm-mmm, it’s corn chowder season! This bright and beautiful soup comes together lickety-split and is creamy and delicious without a drop of dairy. As a bonus, yellow corn is a good source of vitamin B, magnesium and thiamin, and carotenoids. So pull up a chair and start shucking. Chowder is on the menu today! 1 cup […]